Amory Gilliam: We belong, Kim, together. Here or some place like this. Have you ever been to the Tower?
Toni Craig: What tower?
Amory Gilliam: Robinson Jeffers' tower. Down the coast, south of here, near Big Sur. It's a fortress against the world.
Toni Craig: Who is he?
Amory Gilliam: A poet.
Toni Craig: And he built his own home?
Amory Gilliam: Yes. With his own hands. Stone by stone.
Toni Craig: What does he write about?
Amory Gilliam: The sea. Nature. Man's failure. Violence. Wildness. The power of passion. Love.
Toni Craig: I'd like to read him some day.
Amory Gilliam: I intend for you to.
Detective Lt. Mike Stone: [Admiring a Mattisse print on Gilliam's wall] It's framed beautifully. Yeah, they all are.
Amory Gilliam: I have them custom-made to complement each particular piece.
Detective Lt. Mike Stone: Who does the work for you?
Amory Gilliam: Various people. But why do you ask, Lieutenant? Are you planning on having someone framed?
Toni Craig: He said this was gonna be our private tower just like the one the poet built in Big Sur.
Detective Lt. Mike Stone: Poet?
Inspector Steve Keller: Robinson Jeffers. He built his own place out of rocks, called it a "Tower Beyond Tragedy."
Detective Lt. Mike Stone: I'd call him a dreamer. Man hasn't come up with a place that safe yet.
Toni Craig: Some men keep trying.
[Lt. Stone shrugs]
Toni Craig: Thank you.
[She gets in the car and they all drive off]